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Address: Dutch Square Or Red Square, The Stadthuys, Melaka, Malaysia
Phone Number:
6062841934
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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This 17th-century building was the seat of the Dutch administration and now...

This 17th-century building was the seat of the Dutch administration and now houses a history museum.

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All part of the Malacca Experience

Worth visiting, so as to understand the sequence of administrations in this old town: sultanate; Portuguese; Dutch; British; Malaya; Malaysia.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Malacca was one of my visit-to places in Malaysia simply because my parents came here in 1989. They fell in love with the place. So i made it a try myself. And i was never disappointed. And since my mom is gone, i brought my Dad along with my family here in this historic Red Square last summer. We took... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth visiting, so as to understand the sequence of administrations in this old town: sultanate; Portuguese; Dutch; British; Malaya; Malaysia.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Stadthuys historical structure is in the heart of Malacca in the Red Square, and known for the earth red color of the clocktower. And the history goes back to the missionaries and the free school organized by the British somewhere in the 18'hundreds

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

That place near from red chruch , melaka river , shan shu gong. Hot weather when sunny day . Must photo in there

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Stadthuys is part of the Dutch colonial centre of Malacca. There are attractive red buildings, and a bustling tourist scene on the street. One of the main buildings is a large museum which runs through Malacca history and culture. The displays are mainly modern recreations (paintings, manikins, etc) rather than original artefacts. It comes unstuck around 1948. There is... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

well this is a must visit place ( you will pass this place anyway because its center in the tourist visit area ) downside of this place is it mix with road and a lot of car passing by, it is chaotic mix between traffic jam , honking car , tourist crossing the road , tourist selfie and blocking the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Able to learn more about the history of Malacca. My friend and I enjoyed the view while strolling along the streets

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stadthuys is located in the middle of the Red Square of Malacca locally known as Melaka. It is located just right in front of the church. The structure looks really amazing. We went to the heart of heritage area around 9am, we just walk from our hotel, this structure was the sign that we have indeed reached the heart of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

the world heritage city, yeah i'm absolutely agree with that. if you traveling to malaysia i think this place must enter to your list because malaysia is not only kuala lumpur. this is an amazing heritage, the red square, the christ church, queen victoria fountain are the attractions that you can found in stadthuys or city hall. if you go... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

I have been to this one last weekend and felt amazing. This is the one place where you can get all info of Melacca from 12 th century till now. Knowledge about all the Kings, Portuguese colony, Dutch colonies and destruction of Melacca during English empire. It's a must visit place if you have interest in history. People like me... More 

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